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Dua Lipa’s sweet birthday tribute to boyfriend Anwar Hadid: “I’m lucky to love you”

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Dua Lipa started dating model Anwar Hadid -- brother of Bella and Gigi -- in 2019, and the two are still going strong. On Tuesday, she posted a sweet birthday tribute to Anwar as he turned 22. "Happy Birthday Baby @anwarspc another lap around the sun ~ you make my world so much better!!" she captioned a series of photos. "I'm lucky to love you and be loved by you." Then, referring to their dog, Dua added, "DEXTER IS SO LUCKY TOO N LOVES U SO MUCH!!! can't wait to celebrate youuuu today." The photo album features several photos of Dexter, including an adorable one of Anwar and Dua together in bed with the pup between them. There are also pics of the couple dancing on a rooftop, and hugging each other in various poses. During lockdown last year, Dua and Anwar ended up unexpectedly living together in an Airbnb in London. Last year, she told Elle UK, "We've made the most of the situation. I'd probably have b..

Wooden sculptures of Justin Bieber’s disembodied torso, arms and head on display in London...

Rory Kramer Fans worship Justin Bieber...but now they have a chance to actually worship him for real. An artist named Paul Pfeiffer has reimagined Justin as a series of lifelike wooden sculptures, which are designed to look like the wooden Catholic artifacts in South American and Filipino churches that inspire devotion among the faithful. The sculptures, which include Justin's head, his torso -- complete with tattoos -- and his arms, are currently on display at the Thomas Dane Gallery in London. Pfeiffer says that what he's trying to show with the sculptures is how global capitalism has turned innocence "into a profit-making system in the face of a child." Justin is a symbol of this because he was, according to the gallery, "propelled to world superstardom by an industry quick to capitalize on the power of youth." The installation also features videos of Justin Bieber concerts and self-shot footage from fans around the world singing along to Justin's remix of "Despa..

Report: Britney Spears complained about her dad as conservator for years

VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images On Wednesday, Britney Spears will address a court in Los Angeles remotely about her controversial conservatorship, which has been in place since 2008. Ahead of that, The New York Times has unearthed records show that Britney has objected for years to her father Jamie Spears' role as her conservator. As early as 2014, The New York Times report says, Britney believed her father was drinking and declared, via her lawyer, that she wanted to terminate the conservatorship. The judge said she would considering ending it if Britney went to a therapist and had one year's worth of clean drug tests, but wouldn't guarantee it. Then, in 2016, an investigator wrote in a report that Britney felt that the conservatorship had "become an oppressive and controlling tool against her." Britney told the investigator she wanted it ended because she was "sick of being taken advantage of." Jamie Spears has earned millions of dollars over the years in his ro..

The “Song of the Summer” race is on…with BTS in the lead

BIGHIT Music Billboard's Songs of the Summer chart is back for another round, and so far, BTS is in the lead. The 20-position chart is based on which songs are the most popular on the Billboard Hot 100 from, roughly, Memorial Day through Labor Day. This year, the date range goes from June 12 to September 11. At the end of the season, Billboard will reveal the official "Song of the Summer." Right now, BTS is number-one on the Songs of the Summer chart with "Butter," followed by "Good 4 U" by Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa's "Levitating," Justin Bieber's "Peaches" and "Leave the Door Open" by Bruno Mars' duo project Silk Sonic. To refresh your memory, the 2020 Song of the Summer was "Rockstar" by DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch. Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" featuring Billy Ray Cyrus scored the title in 2019, while Drake's "In My Feelings" ruled in 2018. 2017's champ was "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, and in 2016, it was "One Dance..

Ed Sheeran sets week-long residency on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’

Mark Surridge Ed Sheeran is moving in with James Corden for a week. Starting this Monday, June 28, Ed will have a week-long residency on CBS' The Late Late Show with James Corden. According to a CBS press release, the residency, which will run through Thursday, July 1, will feature the TV debut of Ed's new single "Bad Habits," performances of his past hits, comedy segments and an interview. The singer has posted yet another tease of the "Bad Habits" video, which gives us a good chunk of the song's chorus along with visuals of Ed in his pink-suited vampire outfit. "Excited for you to watch this one," he captioned the clip. In addition, Ed's posted a video of himself playing the song on acoustic guitar. "Bad Habits" and its music video arrive June 25. No word on when a new album will follow. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Pitbull to launch I Feel Good tour with Iggy Azaela in August

Courtesy Live Nation Pitbull feels good -- and he wants you to feel good too. That's why he's bringing his upbeat anthems to stages across North America starting this summer. Pitbull's I Feel Good Tour kicks off August 20 in Clarkston, Michigan, and is scheduled to wrap up October 13 in Tampa, Florida. Iggy Azalea will join him as a special guest. Mr. Worldwide will be performing new music from his upcoming English-language album, as well as all his hits. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 25, at 10 a.m. local time via LiveNation.com. In other Pitbull news, he recently became a part owner of the NASCAR team Trackhouse Racing. He tells Billboard that he was impressed with the devotion of NASCAR fans -- or, as he puts it, "the passion, to see the loyalty, to see the willingness to just run through a wall for the team that they love." Pitbull adds, "If I can use a car, NASCAR, the races and music to unite people, that is an honor, a tremendous opportunity and a tre..

“Respect France, you morons”: Justin Bieber & Hailey catch flak for what they wore...

Marc Piasecki/GC Images We're not sure how or why it happened, but Justin Bieber and his wife, Hailey, who've been vacationing in Paris, ended up meeting French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, on Monday. But when Justin posted a photo of the four of them posing together, many fans expressed their displeasure at what the couple chose to wear to the meeting. According to E! Online, the meeting took place at the president's residence, the Elysée Palace. Monday was the annual Fête de la Musique, or Music Day, in France, which might be why the Biebers were there. As the New York Post reports, Justin wore a Celine pinstripe suit and buttoned-up shirt, but he accessorized it with a silver necklace and blue-and-white Jordan 1 Low sneakers. As for Hailey, the Post says she wore a nude-colored LaQuan Smith dress and strappy Femme stiletto heels, but the halter top of the dress left her abs completely bare. The look drew ire from several fans. "When you go to..

Hear Years & Years’ new version of “The Edge of Glory” from Lady Gaga’s...

Interscope Lady Gaga has tapped a variety of LGBTQ+ artists and allies to record songs from her album Born This Way for the Tenth Anniversary special edition that's coming out June 25. The latest addition to the project is a new version of "The Edge of Glory," recorded by U.K. act Years & Years. Years & Years is the name of singer/actor Olly Alexander's music project. If you haven't heard the music, you may have see Alexander starring in the recent HBO Max drama It's a Sin. He also sang the Pet Shop Boys song "It's a Sin" with Elton John on the recent BRIT Awards. Years & Years' throbbing, electronic update of "The Edge of Glory" is available now, as are the reimagined versions of "Judas, "Born This Way" and "Marry the Night," recorded by Big Freedia, Orville Peck and Kylie Minogue, respectively. As previously reported, Born This Way: The Tenth Anniversary will include all the songs from the original album, plus six reimagined tracks. The artists who&..

Metallica tribute album, featuring Miley Cyrus, Alessia Cara & 51 other artists, due September...

Blackened Recordings We finally have a release date for that Metallica tribute album that will feature Miley Cyrus' version of "Nothing Else Matters." The Metallica Blacklist is due September 10, and focuses on the songs on Metallica's biggest album: Their 1991 self-titled project known as "The Black Album." But rather than having 12 artists interpreting the album's 12 songs, 53 artists have all offered versions of their favorite tracks on the album. So in addition to Miley's take on "Nothing Else Matters," there are 11 other versions of the song by 11 other artists. If you pre-order the album, you'll get an instant download of Miley's song, which as previously reported features Elton John on piano, producer Andrew Watt on guitar, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers on drums, Robert Trujillo of Metallica on bass, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Other artists featured on the album include Alessia Cara, Weezer and Colombian star Juanes each performing their own v..

Designer Janessa Leoné sweetly reacts to Taylor Swift wearing her design on ‘Red (Taylor’s...

Beth Garrabrant Designer Janessa Leoné was thrilled to hear Taylor Swift will release Red (Taylor's Version) later this fall -- but there was something else that excited her even more. Taylor chose to rock one of Leoné's signature designs in the photo that went along with Taylor's announcement, and that image will also serve as the upcoming album's cover art. Speaking with Billboard, Leoné recalled the shock she felt when she recognized that Taylor was wearing one of her hats, a burgundy cap dubbed "The Mattie." "It came as a total surprise to see her sport Mattie on the album cover -- we were genuinely shocked, but thrilled," the designer said, adding she had no idea Taylor intended to use any of her designs for the album cover. "I've known her stylist for years," Leoné continued, but added that she "did not work with her team on this shoot -- it was completely organic." Leoné added, "Taylor is an icon for so many young women, so we're honored that s..

Avril Lavigne taps skateboarding legend Tony Hawk to launch her TikTok account

Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect. Avril Lavigne is finally on TikTok and made the big announcement with help from real-life "Sk8er Boi" Tony Hawk. The two teamed up for the punk princess' TikTok debut on Monday, which featured Avril lip-syncing her 2002 hit, before the camera cut to Hawk grinding on a series of ramps. Avril also threw it back to her "Sk8er Boi" era by wearing a red and blue-striped tie similar to the one she rocked in the music video. When she began mouthing the lyric "they had a problem with his baggy clothes," she flipped her hair over her shoulders as the camera focused in on the tie. Cut to Hawk -- who was wearing the same tie. It appears the skateboarding legend had a ball helping Avril film the lighthearted video: He's seen grinning widely after doing a series of stunts. As of early Tuesday, the collaborative video had been liked over two million times. @avrillavigne He was a… @tonyhawk ##GoSkateboarding ##sk8rboi ♬ Sk8er Boi - Avril Lavigne Co..

Billie Eilish apologizes after past problematic videos resurface: “I am appalled and embarrassed”

Kelia Anne MacCluskey Billie Eilish issued a lengthy apology Monday after old videos of her seemingly mocking Asian and Black accents resurfaced earlier this month. Taking to her Instagram story, the singer thanked her followers for holding her accountable for her past problematic behavior. "Many of you have been asking me to address this. This is something I want to address because I’m being labeled something that I am not," wrote Eilish, referencing a video in which she is seen lip-syncing to a song that uses an Asian slur in the lyrics. "There’s a video edit going around of me when I was 13 or 14 where I mouthed a word from a song that at the time I didn’t know was a derogatory term used against members of the Asian community," the Grammy winner explained. "I am appalled and embarrassed...that I ever mouthed along to that word." Eilish added that song was her first exposure to the word "as it was never used around me by anyone in my family," but agreed she should have known be..

Nick Carter, Lance Bass, AJ McLean and Joey Fatone tease “Back-Sync” music

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images It looks like fans of the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC may get their boy band reunion after all. Nick Carter, Lance Bass, AJ McLean and Joey Fatone recently got together in support of Pride month, but what really got fans excited was the possibly of a joint album from the foursome, which AJ teased on TikTok. When asked to elaborate on the potential collaboration, the BSB star told Entertainment Tonight, "I said that we're, you know, maybe cooking something up." "This could be something, maybe, I don't know...We're definitely cooking. There's been a lot of positive feedback from the fans," AJ added. "Look, a lot of fans for the last almost 30 years have wanted to see this happen in any level, whether it's all 10 of us or four of us, whatever that is," AJ continued. "And now that it's happening, even if it's just one time, I don't know, this may not be just a one-off." In addition to discussing the potential for..

Selena Gomez says her “cursed” relationships crippled her self-worth

Tibrina Hobson/FilmMagic Selena Gomez is diving into her special connection with the word "rare," which she used when naming her third studio album, beauty line and mental health initiative: called Rare, Rare Beauty and Rare Impact, respectively. Speaking with Vogue Australia for its July cover, the "Lose You to Love Me" singer revealed why the word resonates so strongly with her: She says it challenged the old, more negative opinion she used to have about herself. "I think most of my experiences in relationships have been cursed. I’ve been way too young to be exposed to certain things when I was in relationships," explained Selena. "I guess I needed to find what was that word for me, because I felt so less than in past relationships, and never really felt equal." Selena said she adopted the word after reading the lyrics to her song "Rare" for the first time; the song is about recognizing self-worth and learning when she had outgrown a relationship. "I just said, 'This is w..

Pink says learning how to make music at home during the pandemic was “empowering...

Andrew MacPherson Pink has accomplished many things in her amazing career, but one thing she'd never learned was the technical part of making music. However, when the pandemic came along, Pink had to learn quickly, and now she says, "It was a huge accomplishment." Speaking to the Wall Street Journal Magazine, Pink says, "I learned how to use GarageBand and record myself. For a 40-year-old girl to learn how to be alone for the first time in her life...it was a huge accomplishment for me, because I'm usually at the whim of engineers and producers." Pink then ticked off the songs she recorded and released while in lockdown: Her duet with her daughter Willow, "Cover Me In Sunshine;" her duet with Keith Urban, "One Too Many," and her duet with the British singer Rag'n'Bone Man, "Anywhere Away from Here." "To be able to do it on my own...it just felt so empowering and liberating," she gushes. Pink also detailed her morning routine for the WSJ Magazine, which involve..

Ariana Grande kicks off VEVO Official Live Performances Series with “pov”

Courtesy Vevo While we wait to see Ariana Grande in concert in the flesh, we can now enjoy the first in what will be a series of performance videos that she's done for VEVO. Ariana's VEVO Official Live Performance Series launched Monday with "pov," from her current album Positions. It features the singer -- wearing a black strapless halter top, black pants and long gloves -- performing the song in a garden made up of artificial turf and flowers, with a massive purple "O"-shaped light suspended above her. According to VEVO, the clip is "rooted in the concept of duality." The rest of Ari's "visually stunning" performances will premiere on VEVO in the coming days. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Ed Sheeran apologizes for dying his hair for upcoming “Bad Habits” video

Atlantic Records The worldwide success of Ed Sheeran has given hope to gingers everywhere, but now Ed has admitted that he changed his famous hair color -- briefly -- and is asking his red-headed fans' forgiveness for the affront. Posting a photo of himself in his makeup for the video of his new single "Bad Habits," Ed wrote, "My hair was blonde for 3 days for the shoot. I apologise to all my ginger people, it will never happen again." "if you were blonde for more than a week, I’d never forgive you," wrote one fan in the comments. "Thank god blond Ed isn’t permanent," wrote another. "NEVER DO THIS AGAIN HAHAAHHAH," added another. The video for "Bad Habits" arrives at midnight on June 25. It casts Ed as a pink-suited, spiky-haired, glittery vampire who walks through the streets with a vampire gang. Ed has also posted videos on his Instagram Story of fans listening to a snippet of "Bad Habits" on TikTok, and this one is a lot longer than the one he released last week. Copyri..

Lorde announces ‘Solar Power’ album is coming Aug. 20; tour kicking off April 3

Burak Cingi/Redferns Here comes the sun, Lorde fans. The star has announced that her much-anticipated album, Solar Power, will arrive August 20, and she'll be kicking off a world tour in 2022. The North American leg begins April 3 in Nashville and wraps up in Santa Barbara, CA on May 7. Tickets go on sale to the general public on June 25 at 10 a.m. local time. For full tour dates, visit Lorde.co.nz. Solar Power will arrive in a brand-new discless format that's an alternative to a CD. Called "Music Box," the format features extra visual content, handwritten notes, photos and a download card. The card will include the album, two bonus tracks and access to what are described as "special surprises." “I decided early on in the process of making this album that I also wanted to create an environmentally kind, forward-thinking alternative to the CD," says Lorde in a statement. "I wanted this Music Box product to be similar in size, shape and price to a CD, to live alongside it ..

George Michael’s estate approves of Lorde’s completely unintentional nod to his song in “Solar...

Universal Music New Zealand Lorde has said that "Loaded," a 1990 hit by the British band Primal Scream, inspired her new single "Solar Power." But now the estate of a late, legendary pop star has thanked Lorde for referencing his 1990 hit song in "Solar Power" -- which she didn't consciously intend to do. The official website of George Michael, who died in 2016, posted a statement from his estate regarding perceived similarities between "Solar Power" and George's 1990 top-10 hit, "Freedom '90." "We are aware that many people are making a connection between 'Freedom ’90' by George Michael and 'Solar Power' by Lorde, which George would have been flattered to hear," the statement reads. "So on behalf of one great artist to a fellow artist, we wish her every success with the single.” After "Solar Power" was released, fans tweeted about the similarities, Billboard reports. One wrote, "so lorde's new song is a love letter to george michael and it..

Ariana Grande, Pink, Halsey, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga & more urge Congress...

Dave Meyers More than 300 artists have banded together to sign an open letter urging the U.S. Senate to pass HR5, otherwise known as the Equality Act. Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Pink, Bebe Rexha, Billie Eilish, Britney Spears, The Jonas Brothers, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Niall Horan, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Lorde, Selena Gomez, Justin Timberlake, The Chainsmokers, Camilla Cabello and Katy Perry are just a few of the many, many stars who've signed the letter. The Equality Act would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It would also expand protections for women, people of color and people of faith. "As musicians and artists, we strongly believe that all people should be welcomed and celebrated as their true, authentic self," reads the letter in part. It adds, "Taking away basic human rights is inhumane. All youth, especially trans youth should be protected and given opportunities to thri..

‘Friends’ actor James Michael Tyler has stage 4 prostate cancer

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“We love u so much”: Gwen Stefani wishes Blake Shelton a Happy Father’s Day

Steve Granitz/WireImage Blake Shelton doesn't have any children, but his fiancée, Gwen Stefani, knows that a blood relationship isn't necessary for a man to be a good father. On Sunday, Gwen posted a tribute to Blake, who turned 45 on Friday, writing, "happy father's day to the most generous patient loving funny guy i know - we love u so much." She also uploaded a series of images of Blake with her three sons -- Apollo, Kingston and Zuma -- whom she shares with her ex-husband, rocker Gavin Rossdale. In the pictures, Blake is seen goofing around or having fun with the boys, both onstage and off. Gwen also paid tribute to her own father, with a photo of him as a young man playing guitar and then a recent pic showing him posing with Gwen and her mom. "Happy father's dad dennis james stefani thank u for being a good man and a amazing dad - we love u," she wrote. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Natalie Imbruglia returns in September with new album, ‘Firebird’

BMG Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Natalie Imbruglia is back with a new album called Firebird. It's her first album of new, original material since 2009. The Australian singer/songwriter, best known for her smash "Torn," will release the album September 24. It was recorded almost entirely in lockdown and features songs co-written by some of the folks behind hits for Adele, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Jason Derulo and more. “Making this album has been such a profound and satisfying experience. Having gone through a long period of what essentially was writer’s block, it was sometimes hard to envisage getting to this place," Natalie says in a statement. "Before the pandemic, I started the process of writing this album in London and soon after, I headed to Nashville. With each session and new collaborator, I started to gain confidence, find my voice again, and craft the sound and style that felt authentic to me," she adds. "It’s been such a privilege to work with such..

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Justin Timberlake shares rare glimpse of son Phineas in sweet Father’s Day tribute

Stefan Matzke - sampics/GC Images Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel had much to celebrate on Sunday, as it was the first Father's Day they'd shared as a family of four. The two secretly welcomed their second son, Phineas, last year but didn't confirm the little one's arrival until January. Taking to Instagram over the weekend, JT gushed about fatherhood and also saluted his dad, Randall and grandfathers, Charles and Bill. The "Can't Stop The Feeling" singer also gave fans a rare glimpse of his new son in the accompanying slideshow tribute. The photo -- the second one in the slide show -- shows Justin playing a game with his six-year-old son Silas while Phineas is sitting on the ground, transfixed by what's on the television. "Being a dad is better than I ever could have imagined," Justin wrote in the caption. "Thankful to my dads and my grandfathers for leading the way, making the sacrifices for me to live out my dreams, and for teaching me that..

Kevin Hart opens up to Will Smith about infidelity on Red Table Talk

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Olivia Rodrigo celebrates graduating from high school

Stefan Kohli While she may play student Nini Salazar in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Olivia Rodrigo is officially a high school graduate. The singer celebrated collecting her diploma over the weekend. Taking to Instagram on Saturday to share Polaroid-style photos of herself wearing a cap and gown, the "Drivers License" singer cheered in the caption, "Bye high school!!!!!!!" In the first photo, the singer is wearing her navy blue school regalia and is flashing two peace signs. She is playfully sticking out her tongue and tapping her shoulders in the subsequent photo. Olivia, 18, also shared a message a fellow graduate wrote on their car, which reads in pink lettering "Just Graditated!" -- most likely a reference to the cartoon series Rick and Morty. With high school officially in the rear view mirror, Rodrigo can now fully focus on her burgeoning music career, which has already produced a number one album, SOUR, and three hit singles. In a prior interview with B..

Taylor Swift reveals her dad stockpiled guitar picks from her Red era

Dave Hogan/ABA/Getty Images Taylor Swift caused her dad, Scott Swift, to start trending on Twitter after shouting him out in an adorable Father's Day tribute. "Happy Father’s Day to all the dads but mostly mine," the Grammy winner wrote before diving in a cute anecdote from a recent conversation of theirs. According to Taylor, her dad "called me yesterday to remind me he still has guitar picks from the Red Tour, ‘if they’re needed’." The revelation caused fans to demand that Scott release his stockpiled Red-era guitar picks, joking they are "From The Vault," a term Taylor coined when she re-released her Fearless album that included several never-before-heard tracks. The activity led to Scott Swift and "Papa Swift" to trend on Twitter in the U.S. on Sunday. On Friday, the "willow" singer surprised fans with news that she will be releasing Red (Taylor's Version) on November 19. The offering will include 30 tracks, including a 10-minute song that has fans buzzing could be..

Kevin Hart opens to Will Smith about up about infidelity on Red Table Talk

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Katy Perry wishes Orlando Bloom a Happy Father’s Day with footage of day she...

Amy Sussman/FilmMagic Katy Perry wished her fiance Orlando Bloom a Happy Father's Day on Sunday by posting some footage that appears to have been filmed on the day that her "greatest gift" arrived: Their daughter Daisy Dove. "Happy first Father’s Day to to the healer of my heart and the giver of my greatest gift [Daisy Dove]," she captioned the video. "I love you WHOLE world." In the video, Orlando in a hospital gown, cap and mask, is sitting in a chair holding a boombox that's playing soothing music, which he hums along to. "Ready to bring her in, baby," he mumbles. Katy then turns the camera around to herself: She's lying in a hospital bed and laughing, with a mask around her neck. While Sunday was Orlando's first Father's Day as Daisy's father, he's been a dad for a while: He and his ex-wife Miranda Kerr share a 10-year-old son, Flynn. Demi Lovato reacted to the footage by writing, "Omg what a dream partner - I ship so hard. Y’all’s biggest ..

Miley Cyrus’ Metallica cover is “pretty epic,” says drummer Chad Smith

Anne Barson/FilmMagic Miley Cyrus has teased the fact that she's contributing to a Metallica tribute album, but now the guy who played drums on the track, Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, tells ABC Audio that the song she did is truly "epic" -- not to mention movie-worthy. "It's the song 'Nothing Else Matters.' Miley Cyrus is singing -- Hannah Montana herself!" Chad tells ABC Audio. "Elton John, Sir Elton John is playing the piano!" Noting the rest of the lineup includes Metallica's Robert Trujillo, famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Grammy-winning producer Andrew Watt, Chad adds, "When do you get Robert Trujillo on bass, Chad, Andrew, Elton, Miley Cyrus and Yo-Yo Ma? It's the Avengers! You could make a movie out of this thing!" "It's pretty epic, to say the least," he adds. "And it's good stuff." So far, there's no release date for the Metallica tribute album, but Miley's performed "Nothing Else Matters" several times in concert...

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Beyonce win 2021 ‘Pollstar’ Awards

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Park MGM Las Vegas Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi and Beyonce were among the winners of this year's Pollstar Awards, which honor accomplishments in touring. However, this year's awards were given out in recognition of an entire decade's worth of work. Since 2020 didn't have much in the way of touring activity, Pollstar instead handed out awards celebrating the most successful artists of the past decade, as well as a bunch of awards for livestreaming. Beyonce was the big winner: She was named Pollstar Touring Artist of the Decade. The rest of the awards were broken down by musical genre: Bruno Mars was named Hip Hop/R&B Touring Artist of the Decade, Lady Gaga was Pop Touring Artist of the Decade, Bon Jovi was Rock Touring Artist of the Decade and Jennifer Lopez was Latin Touring Artist of the Decade. Meanwhile, touring-industry professionals were honored for their leadership during the pandemic, and other awards included Best Livest..

Ahead of Father’s Day, Gabby Barrett shares the best advice her dad ever gave...

Rich Fury/Getty Images for dcp During her American Idol days, Gabby Barrett spoke a lot about how much her dad, Blase, a maintenance man for Goodwill, supported her career. He's the one who booked her gigs singing at fairs, parks, birthday parties, weddings and more when she was just a little kid. Now, ahead of Father's Day on Sunday, Gabby's sharing the best advice her father ever gave her. "One of things he taught me was to use negative as positivity. Especially going through school that was really, really important… and it helped me through so much," says the "I Hope" singer, who's also talked about how she was bullied as a student. "So, to use anything in life that comes at you in a negative way, to use it as a positive and to know that it’s happening for our good in the end," she adds. "So that would definitely be [the best advice]." Sunday will mark the first Father's Day for Gabby's husband, fellow American Idol finalist Cade Foehner. The two w..
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